Prison program giving retired greyhounds a new leash on life

Allanah Sciberras
By Allanah Sciberras
Updated February 14 2022 - 7:18am, first published 5:00am
GRINNING GREYHOUNDS: As part of the program, the women train them to become familiar with stairs, noisy household appliances and being walked on a lead. Picture: Darren Howe

Tarrengower Prison celebrated the rehabilitation of its 500th foster greyhound, Boston, who was trained through a program giving four-legged companions and prisoners a new lease on life.


Allanah Sciberras

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